Title 810 | Chapter 008 | Regulation 070


810 KAR 8:070.Bisphosphonates.

Section 1.

Horses Under Four (4) Years of Age.

(1)

A horse under four (4) years of age shall not be administered a bisphosphonate.

(2)

If a bisphosphonate is detected in an out-of-competition or post-race sample from a horse under four (4) years of age:

(a)

The trainer, owner, or responsible person shall be in violation of this administrative regulation; and

(b)

The horse shall be placed on the Veterinarian's List for a minimum of six (6) months from the date of sampling.

Section 2.

Horses Four (4) Years of Age or Older.

(1)

A bisphosphonate may be administered to a horse four (4) years of age or older if the bisphosphonate is:

(a)

Approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in the horse;

(b)

Administered according to the label requirements; and

(c)

Used for the treatment of navicular disease that has been diagnosed by a licensed veterinarian.

(2)

The commission shall be notified within twenty-four (24) hours of the administration of any bisphosphonate to a horse.

(3)

If a horse is administered a bisphosphonate, the horse shall be placed on the Veterinarian's List for a minimum of six (6) months after the last administration.

(4)

If a bisphosphonate is detected in an out-of-competition or post-race sample from a horse four (4) years of age or older and the commission has not received a timely notification of an administration under subsection (2) of this section or the administration of the bisphosphonate does not meet the requirements of subsection (1) of this section:

(a)

The trainer, owner, or responsible person shall be in violation of this administrative regulation; and

(b)

The horse shall be placed on the Veterinarian's List for a minimum of six (6) months from the date of sampling.

HISTORY: (46 Ky.R. 2574; eff. 8-25-2020.)

7-Year Expiration: 8/25/2027

Last Updated: 12/15/2021


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